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  1. NASAa s Cassini spacecraft at Saturn nears fiery finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This May 4, 2014 image made available by NASA shows the persistent hexagonal cloud pattern on Saturn's north pole, as seen from the Cassini spacecraft. The hexagon is similar to Earth's polar vortex, which has winds blowing in a circular pattern around the polar region, and is nearly 25,000 kilometers across.

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  2. Black-clad anarchists storm Berkeley rally, assaulting 4 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Black-clad anarchists on Sunday stormed into what had been a largely peaceful Berkeley protest against hate and attacked at least four people, including the leader of a politically conservative group who canceled an event a day earlier in San Francisco because of fears violence could break out. The group of more than 100 hooded protesters, with shields emblazoned with the words "no hate" and waving a flag identifying themselves as anarchist , busted through police lines, avoiding security checks by officers to take away possible weapons.

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  3. Father disavows sona s beliefs after Charlottesville violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The father of one of the organizers of a demonstration that led to racially charged violence during the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, is disavowing his son's racist views. Peter Lodge, a professor at the University of Maine at Augusta, tells the Sun Journal he doesn't support the white nationalist views of his son, Nathan Damigo.

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  4. College Park 1 of 5 locations for Amazon instant Pickup service newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In a world in which everyone wants everything right now, next-day delivery just doesn't cut it. So, how about a wait time of two minutes? Amazon has launched a new service called Instant Pickup, which promises "a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less."

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  5. new Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement. The conservative pundit's canceled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley drew hundreds of her supporters to a downtown park Thursday, many of them dressed in flak jackets, ballistic helmets adorned with pro-Donald Trump stickers and other protective gear in anticipation of violence.

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  6. Trump: a Who paid fora rallies seeking release of tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    President Donald Trump says "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies around the country Saturday that urged him to release his tax returns. Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them.

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  7. 13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    At least 13 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Berkeley, authorities said. About 200 people were at Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park when several fights broke out.

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  8. new Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday. The violence erupted when the march of about 2,000 people at Bolsa Chica State Beach reached a group of about 30 counter-protesters, some of whom began spraying the irritant, said Capt.

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  9. Womena s March organizers call for a A Day Without a WomanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Organizers of January's Women's March have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society. "A Day Without a Woman" on Wednesday is the first major action by organizers since the nationwide marches held the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration that drew millions of women into the streets in protest against misogyny, inequality and oppression.

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  10. Destructive protesters block Berkeley talk by Breitbart editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Milo Yiannopoulos, the polarizing Breitbart News editor, speaks at California Polytechnic State University as part of his "The Dangerous Faggot Tour" of college campuses, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. His scheduled visit Wednesday to the University of California at Berkeley has raised an issue facing campuses across America at the dawn of the Trump presidency: What is the line between free speech and hate speech? via AP) BERKELEY, Calif.

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  11. new Breitbart speaker at Berkeley stirs debate over free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Yiannopoulos, the polarizing Breitbart News editor, has gained notoriety for railing against feminists, Muslims and political correctness.

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  12. Kinga s shift from dreamer to radical resonates for activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this May 17, 1967 file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King speaks at the University of California administration building in Berkeley, Calif. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. asked Americans, "Where do we go from here?" His warning of chaos or community squarely confronted racism, and marked a shift from his emphasis on nonviolence to a demand for full economic and political equality.

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  13. Death toll hits 30 in inferno at art studio a horror houseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party jumped to 30 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing. Only a fraction of the charred remains of the partly collapsed structure had been searched, and crews clearing debris were expected to find more bodies as they advanced, Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. Small retailers strategize with hope of successful holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The last three months of the year are critical for many retailers, who may get half their annual revenue during that time. But consumers who may be hesitant to splurge have led retailers to be increasingly creative about special promotions and discounts, and also prompted many to use technology to help determine what customers want.

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  15. Billionaires put pop in advocatesa push for soda taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries. Voters and lawmakers in five municipalities such as San Francisco and the county that includes Chicago approved special taxes on sugary drinks last week, with advocates saying the victories point to a change in public attitudes and the beginnings of a movement.

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